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analyze
used in Moby Dick

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Definition
to examine and consider something in detail to better understand it
  • To analyse it, would seem impossible.
    Chapters 40-42 — Midnight, Forecastle; Moby Dick; The Whiteness of the Whale (82% in)
  • * *With reference to the Polar bear, it may possibly be urged by him who would fain go still deeper into this matter, that it is not the whiteness, separately regarded, which heightens the intolerable hideousness of that brute; for, analysed, that heightened hideousness, it might be said, only rises from the circumstance, that the irresponsible ferociousness of the creature stands invested in the fleece of celestial innocence and love; and hence, by bringing together two such opposite...
    Chapters 40-42 — Midnight, Forecastle; Moby Dick; The Whiteness of the Whale (68% in)

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